December 2018 – Camp Barton Wood Cutting

Once again, the Troop completed an annual service project at Camp Barton.  Scouts and adults work on cutting, splitting and stacking wood to provide the camp with enough firewood for the season.  Scouts earn conservation service hours for the work they complete on Saturday.

November 2018 – West Point Football Game

The Troop traveled to West Point to take a tour of the United States Military Academy and attend an Army Black Nights football game.  Army defeated Lafayette 31 to 13 and produced over 400 yards of offense. 

October 2018 – Camp Ellis Webelos Weekend

Scouts camped at Camp Ellis in Vestal and helped teach Scouts skills to Arrow of Light Scouts from Packs 221 and 244.  Scouts use this campsite to complete rank requirements for Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class.

September 2018 – Lackawanna State Park

For September, Scouts from the Troop camped at Lackawanna State Park in Dalton, PA.  On Saturday, Scouts had the opportunity to tour Lackawanna Coal Mine and Steamtown National Historic Site. Staff at the Lackawanna Coal Mine took Scouts on a tour 300 feet beneath the earth through an anthracite coal mine originally opened in 1860.  Steamtown National Historic Site is a museum dedicated to the history of steam railroad transportation, and the people who built, repaired and rode this important piece of America's industrial history.

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July 2018 - Summer Camp at Camp Barton

Scouts attend summer camp at Camp Barton in Trumansburg, NY. During the week, the Scouts worked on over 70 merit badges and participated in camp wide events.

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June 2018 - Canoe Campout

Scouts went on a canoe trip down the Tioughnioga River from Cortland to Marathon, a 14 mile trek.

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May 2018 - Shooting Sports Weekend

For May, the Troop went to Buck Farms for a shooting sports weekend. The Troop is fortunate to have several trained leaders to run both Archery and Rifle ranges. Scouts are trained on the equipment and given the opportunity to practice with a bow and rifle.

April 2018- Gettysburg, PA

The Troop camped at Gettysburg, PA for April and hiked 10 miles through the Gettysburg National Military Park.

March 2018 - Washington, DC

For March, the Troop visit the Washington DC area and stayed at Camp William B. Snyder.  Scouts started the Campout by visiting the White House and the White House Visitors center and Museum. After the White House, Scouts visited different monuments and memorials including Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson, WWII, Korean and Vietnam. The Troop also toured the home of George Washington at Mount Vernon, VA.

February 2018 - Greek Peak

The Troop returned to Greek Peak this year and the Scouts were able to participate in a learn to ski program and all-day lift ticket.

January 2018 - Kopernik Campout

The Troop spent the weekend at the Kopernik Observatory and Science Center working with the staff on two merit badges. Scouts earned both the Digital Technology merit badge and Electronics Merit badge. In addition, scouts were able to utilize the observatory telescopes.